from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun plural People at a local or low level rather than at the center or upper levels of an organization or movement. Often used with the.
  • noun plural The lowest or most basic level of an organization or movement.

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  • adjective Of, or relating to people or society at the local level; of the grass roots

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  • adjective of or involving the common people as constituting a fundamental political and economic group
  • adjective fundamental


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